UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Georgia

Highlights
Highlights
UN Women brought together 25 civil society representatives from across the region to discuss 20 years of the Women, Peace and Security agenda
CSOs consider gender commissions to improve peace talks

Civil society representatives from the Balkans, South Caucasus and Central Asia called for a permanent coalition or network of women civil society organizations (CSOs) in the region to convene on a regular basis to consult on building sustainable peace in the region. Their meeting underlined the importance of transforming existing peace talks and the possibilities of establishing gender commissions and women’s advisory boards to make these processes more inclusive and gender responsive. More

  • Students at Thammasat University in Thailand commit to  “Say ‘No’ To Sexual Harassment on Campus”

    International Women’s Day 2020

    The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. More

  • Annual WEPs conference gathered more than 160 business sector representatives to discuss promising practices in promoting gender equality in Tbilisi

    Number of WEPs signatories in Georgia reaches 43

    The 2019 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leaders Drive for Change” gathered representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices in promoting gender equality in Tbilisi, Georgia. More

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Women’s Empowerment Principles for more empowered women

Take a look on how the implementation of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) has changed lives of women in business companies in Georgia. Promoting and implementing WEPs is one of UN Women’s most important goals through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway.